The Mississippi Community Education Center (MCEC) is a non-profit 501 ( c ) 3 organization designed to provide schools, communities and families with educational services and training programs on a state-wide basis.
MCEC was organized in Mississippi in 1974 through the National Community Education Association (NCEA) and thereby is recognized by NCEA as the official state coordinator of community education in Mississippi. MCEC was created to provide the sound infrastructure needed to carry out the philosophy of life long learning. The purpose of the Mississippi Community Education Center is the promotion, improvement and expansion of communities through concept development, educational processes and resource referrals. MCEC strives to meet the lifelong learning needs of families by uniting educational and business sectors into collaboration of talents and services, thus creating a more progressive, healthy community. MCEC also provides evaluation services for various federal, state and local programs and can be instrumental in your organization’s program development.
DR. NANCY NEW is the Founder & Director of various educational programs to include the Mississippi Community Education Center, New Learning Resources Inc, and New Summit School. Dr. New has been able to implement her vision for community education through collaboration with various federal, state, and local initiatives designed to address the growing needs of Mississippi youths, parents, and families through educational services designed to empower individuals and families.
The Mississippi Community Education Center (MCEC) strives to meet the lifelong learning needs of families by uniting educational and business sectors into collaboration of talents and services, thus creating a more progressive, healthy community.